SoM News January 2013

Dean's Message

Dean RichardsonThis month, Senior Associate Dean for Education George Mejicano, M.D., presented a lecture as part of the School of Medicine's year-long lecture series - "Imagine the future with us" - marking our 125th anniversary. Dr. Mejicano talked about the "educational comet" headed our way. It was an enjoyable and eye-opening lecture, but what happened after the talk impressed me - for two reasons. 
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Dr. Leachman 

Dr. Leachman is new dermatology chair
She joins OHSU from the University of Utah Health Sciences Center. Full story »
Dr. Olsen

Why I teach: Q&A with Dr. Olsen
He was recognized by his peers in 2012 for excellence in teaching. Full story »
Dr. Biagioli

Q&A with Dr. Biagioli, president-elect of OMA
Learn more about her OMA leadership role, and her worl-life balance. Full story »
The other match
OHSU HOST program links interviewing fourth-year M.D. students with alumni hosts.
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Paper of the Month

paper-feature-12913This month's featured paper is from the laboratory of Dr. Tyner, and is titled, "Crosstalk between ROR1 and the Pre-B Cell Receptor Promotes Survival of t(1;19) Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia."    
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Britta Ameel

Low point
This weekend, despite all my kicking and screaming, I hit a serious low point in balancing school and the rest of life.
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The Horseback Doctor
Dr. Hoffmann graduated with the highest standing in his class in 1907. Often seen on horseback, he had an office in the Bryant Building, where he practiced for 62 years.
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New Faculty

A warm welcome to our new faculty members!